Sarah Parkes

Group Chief Sales and Marketing Officer , Talon

Sarah Parkes is Group Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Talon, leading new business and marketing internationally, a key member of the board responsible for driving Talon's global growth.  She has over 25 years of media experience previously holding board positions at Hearst Corp, Primesight and founded Airport Media. Sarah also runs a number of her own businesses across the Media and Hospitality industry alongside a private consultancy specialising in start-ups and EIS investments.   A champion for equity and diversity, she is a board member for WACL (senior female media leaders on a mission to accelerate gender equality), MEFA (dedicated to closing the representation gap for ethnic minority groups in media) and board sponsor for Talon's DE&I committee Belong.  She also supports Speakers for Schools, NABS and is a member of YPO.